Background: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the association between cholelithiasis and developing sialolithiasis using a population-based coverage database. Methods: The data for this study were sourced from the Taiwan Longitudinal Health Insurance Database. We included 745 subjects with sialolithiasis as cases and 3725 sex-matched and age-matched subjects without sialolithiasis as controls. Results: Chi-square test revealed a significant difference in the prevalence of prior cholelithiasis between the cases and controls (8.6% vs 4.1%; p

Original languageEnglish
JournalHead and Neck
Publication statusPublished - 2016


  • Case-control study
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Epidemiology
  • Salivary gland
  • Sialolithiasis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology


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